What is another word for sprig?

166 synonyms found


[ spɹˈɪɡ], [ spɹˈɪɡ], [ s_p_ɹ_ˈɪ_ɡ]

Sprig, a small stem with leaves or flowers, is a common word used to describe the items seen in our gardens or floral arrangements. However, there are many words synonymous with it that can also be used, thus adding color and variation to our language. Branchlet, a term often used in botany that refers to the smaller branches of trees or bushes, is a synonym of sprig. Twig, also a term used in botany, refers to a small, slender branch. Shoot, a synonym of sprig commonly used in gardening, refers to a young stem or branch that emerges from a plant. Lastly, there is also the word stemlet, which refers to a small stem or shoot.

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How to use "Sprig" in context?

Sprigs are plants that have a single stem that grows from a crown of branches. There are many different sprig types, but all sprigs share certain common features. First, sprigs are always basal, meaning that the root system is at the bottom of the plant. Second, sprigs have a few branch tips that grow outward and point toward the ground, giving the plant its characteristic shape. Finally, sprigs usually have little leaves on the tips of the branches, but they can also have large leaves in the middle of the stem.

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